NSTEMI (Non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction)

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NSTEMI is considered one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality and its definition and treatment remains challenging requiring specific, adapted responses. Understanding different biomarkers, becoming aware of emerging new agents used in adjunctive pharmacotherapy, keeping abreast of advances in imaging techniques as well as the use of invasive imaging and functional assessment is critical. Tools, devices and techniques, and complications such as different types of vascular access or bleeding risks, can also be found here…

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Editor's picks: impactful articles in interventional cardiology

Struggling to keep up with the mass of scientific information in interventional cardiology? On this page you will find a selection of recent articles published in major journals in the field - use it to guide your reading!

Randomised Trials in prevention contrast-induced nephropathy

On this page you will find a list of randomised trials in prevention contrast-induced nephropathy published in some of the world's top cardiology and interventional cardiology journals.

Randomised Trials in FFR and PCI

On this page you will find a list of randomised trials in FFR and PCI published in some of the world's top cardiology and interventional cardiology journals.

Randomised Trials in early invasive vs early conservative strategy ACS

On this page you will find a list of randomised trials in early invasive vs early conservative strategy ACS, published in some of the world's top cardiology and interventional cardiology journals.

Randomised Trials in radial vs femoral approach

On this page you will find a list of randomised trials in radial vs femoral approach published in some of the world's top cardiology and interventional cardiology journals.

Randomised Trials in PCI for STEMI

On this page you will find a list of randomised trials in PCI for STEMI published in some of the world's top cardiology and interventional cardiology journals.

How should I treat unprotected LM stenosis in a patient with ACS who develops a severe contrast-induced nephropathy after coronary angiography?

06 Dec 2017

A 75-year-old woman after coronary bypass grafting (LIMA to LAD and SVG to RCA) and severe comorbidities was referred to the hospital due to an acute coronary syndrome. Coronary angiography revealed left main complex stenosis and chronic occlusion of LIMA graft…

EuroIntervention

How should I treat an ambiguous LAD lesion with discrepancy between SPECT perfusion defect and FFR measurement?

02 Nov 2017

A 62-year-old male was admitted, with chest pain at rest and elevated troponins. A cardiac magnetic resonance showed signs of a recent myocardial infarction which was confirmed by OCT showing a ruptured plaque…

EuroIntervention

CULPRIT-SHOCK, EXCEL and DKCRUSH-V: TCT 2017 Late Breaking Trial Results

30 Oct 2017

Two potentially impactful clinical trials were in the limelight during day 2 of TCT 2017, as well as the quality of life analysis of a trial comparing revascularization strategies for left main disease. Let’s take a look at the results and see what their potential could be for daily practice.

Efficacy and safety of Ticagrelor over time in patients with prior MI in PEGASUS-TIMI 54

19 Oct 2017

Dejan Milasinovic

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Dejan Milasinovic